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FOX Business
Oct 7, 2012 8:00am EDT
isn't going to hurt the job market. >> lower the marginal rates. >> you say romney wants to lower the raets and remove the deduction, let's say he removes the mortgage deduction, home builder, you're going to hire more people, and if they remove it, hire more people, probably not. you're going to bring net knew revenue to the government. not going cut enough you're going to hurt the job market. now, specifically, if you hit the high end, like they want to do, let's say they did that, and yeah, that's, that's tax, when you tax people in the middle that is cost of hiring somebody so could actually need to less hiring, a worker taxes goes up and pay them more to counter at that tax cost and your success level. and going to cut at your profit, it's not a cost of hiring. so it could in theory do more damage to make the tax burden shift on to the employee, the job taker level not the job creator level. however, i don't want to say that every tax increase hurts the job market on every level. >> and gary b, vice-president biden made it clear there's a trillion dollar tax hike. what does it do
PBS
Oct 7, 2012 12:30pm PDT
overlook the distinction. tax rates and tax revenue. when romney is saying -- how plane can i make it? we are going to cut rates. we are not going to reduce the amount of revenue. exactly as what happened in 1986 with the reagan tax reform. you cut the rates, you eliminate deductions, and you end up with the same amount of revenue. it is what was recommended in the commission that obama had appointed. >> there is study after study after study that says even if he succeeded in doing that, it is not enough to achieve the targets we're talking about. what is interesting is, you never ar romney say, no new taxes. you do not hear him say that. >> colby? >> he proposes a 20% across-the- board tax cuts. >> marginal tax rate. >> alternative minimum tax. he proposes tax deductions in real-estate to reduce the deficits. what this means is, over time, $45 llion ovethe next deca. >> we are running short on time. the dough and paul debate. >> this is a deadly earnest. how they can justify raising taxes on the middle-class, who have been buried the last four years. how, in lord's name, can they jus
FOX Business
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the problem is they have no credibility. gerri: it's interesting because romney favorability ratings just about 50% for the first time. is the sustainable? >> i believe it is. his performance was one of the best, i think anybody has seen in a long time. there was not a single moment. it was a consistent 90 minutes of grade a performance all the way throughout, and i think people who only saw the ads about him, only heard about him through the obama tax sought different person than the one they were led to believe existed, and so that is why i think you have a turnaround in the positive numbers. gerri: you know, it would not be a friday if we did not have a thought from the vice-president. he made a little gas this week. have you are it? listen to this. >> you know the phrase they always used. obama and biden want to raise taxes by $8 trillion. guess what, yes, we do. gerri: i mean, really? really? can he not stop himself? but does it mean for the debate. >> well, i think it is one of the run the arguments. i want to cut taxes, president obama wants to raise taxes. historicall
FOX Business
Oct 6, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the lowest rate, and control the message better than can romney. lou: not concerned about the fundraising? >> oh, i'm concerned about it. i think it's a real problem because, look, you have not talked about the big, you know, the big gorilla in the room, and that is organized labor, which will pump $400 million to $450 million into the race like four years ago. obama here, romney here, outside groups on behalf of romney evening it up, and labor comes in like this. the president will out spend mitt romney. lou: when you talk about the gorilla there, it's not just union money, but ground forces going to work. are you satisfied that governor romney has a sufficient ground force ready to meet what will be a daunting ground operation on the part of the president obama? >> well, i don't know state-by-state, but i have talked to some of the people involved in some of these states who are old political hands and know what's going on. in ohio, they are already blowing through the 2004 bush ground game metrics with one exception -- voter registration. you have -- neither party's done a
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
or retain them and romney says i'm going to drop rates and put all of those deductions and exemptions on the table for negotiation. any serious person in politics knows that's the starting point pour reworking the tax code. you don't have to get into the fine detail at this point. >> paul: kim, what do they have to do to maintain the momentum, the romney campaign. >> you see them doing this. now flooding the zone with a whole bunch of new ads going after the president both on things like the deficit, but talking more about mitt romney's own plans for reform and so they're trying to bulk up their presence out there in the the swing states and really grab this momentum and then they've also of course, got to have a good rest of the remaining debates. no one should forget, john kerry had a good opening debate in 2004 and went on to lose the election and they're aware of that. and he's got to keep this image rolling with the public. >> paul: okay, much more ahead on this week's presidential debate. including mitt romney's takedown of obamacare, a topic he's largely avoided on t
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
have about a $1 trillion cost. on top of that, gov. romney wants to reduce individual rates by 20% across the board and also reduce the corporate rates down to 25%. president obama has proposed reducing them to 28%. guest: i think that is a fair description. they do have some significant differences. host: we heard a bit in the debate last week about where mitt romney stands on his tax plan. here is a headline coming to us. in the fog of numbers, there is little tax clarity from obama and romney. $5 trillion, whether or not tax cuts will equal $5 trillion. there is a difference in this number. guest: the $5 trillion is the gross cost of reducing rates 20% across the board. the. gov. romney made is it is unfair to call it a tax cut because he intends to offset the cost through base broadening. i think one thing that was interesting is although gov. romney has proposed 20%, he did not actually mentioned that number in the debate. i think what he did emphasize instead is he was not going to add to the deficit or increase taxes on the middle class. analyses has been done that shows it
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
telling the truth. >> reporter: so what's the truth? romney does want to cut tax rates. that would reduce revenue by nearly $5 trillion over 10 years. he says he would offset that loss by eliminating loopholes and deductions but he has refused to say which ones leaving him open to attack by team obama. >> mitt romney's solution is he just decided there wasn't math involved in this problem. and that's absolutely crazy. >> reporter: while the president continues that fund-raising swing, mitt romney will deliberate blistering foreign policy speeches attacking the president on middle eastern policy. that is tomorrow. david? >> david kerley traveling with the romney campaign this weekend, david, thank you. >>> i want to bring in our senior washington editor rick klein tonight. let's gallup poll we showed. a tighter race already. a rolling average as we know and still reflects voters asked before the debate and still could be on the move and all eyes on the crucial battleground straights. in colorado where the debate was held, university of denver poll showing the president holding on to
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
but what romney proposed cut tax rates to 20% for everybody, $4.8 trillion over ten years. what they're saying is how are you going to pay for this? he says, with unspfed -- unspfed -- >> big bird. >> they should hone in on that. as paul pointed out, paul ryan's plan just calls for cuts. doesn't say what the sort of cuts are. that's a legitimate thing in an election. what could be more legitimate than that? >> still the fact of the matter is ryan -- despite, you know, however he manages to put it across romney is calling for his tax cuts for the rich -- which he says he'll make up for and refused to say anything. this is amazing. you say i'm going to raise $5 trillion revenue but i'm not going to tell you how to offset those -- >> like you said, max cap deductions. >> hasn't committed -- >> no plan at all. >> it's amazing. $5 trillion. >> the only -- >> professor krugman's argument is cheery-pick he doesn't look at the most recent study by harvard researchers, your sort of colleagues. >> that was a -- you can do it as long as you include people with incomes between 100,000 and $
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
bounce. the rasmussen pressial tracking poll says clearly that he does. scott scores the rates romney 49% to obama's 47%. but today's gallup daily tracking poll still has the president up slightly saturday's gallup scoring the race obama 49% to romney's 46%. nowyer with reflects the current reality it is obviously a razor thin margin. so is there added pressure on the vice presidential candidates for their are thursday night debate? and who better to ask than bill kristol, the editor of "the weekly standard." was chief of staff for are then senator dan quayle during his debate against senator lloyd benson. while he probably lost the debate the bush quail ticket won the 1988 election in a landslide. how important then are vice presidential debates, bill? welcome. what do you think? >> i think this vice presidential debate is important because mitt romney won so big last week on wednesday night. the question for paul ryan is can he protect in a way mitt romney's achievement and can he consolidate it and after the romney debate after the ryan debate in a sense can it confirm what romney did
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. what it does and what has happened, romney's favorable rating has skyrocketed. we saw that among uncommitted voters in the cbs poll, after the debate, and we talked about this last week, 30 percent of the people say he cared about them, it doubled to 53 percent. he did what we suggested. by the way that is the important thing, changing the structure of the race. that now ahead it a real close race, not just in numbers but in context. >>gregg: in all of the attack ads over the last six months, $100 million has been spent by the obama campaign demonizing mitt romney and i think the public expectation was expecting this crazed guy who kills people. those were the ads and suddenly on wednesday night they see a guy who is pretty reasonable. >> he did the best job any candidate could possibly have done. i cannot find fault with anything romney did. >> reagan said he was better than his dad in 1980. >> what it has done, it has altered the passion differential we have talked about since the conventions, republicans extra been down in -- republicans have been down in the mouth, and in an
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
race, this week. the romney campaign was reenergized by the governor' strong performance in the first debate, but president obama got a big boost with a new jobs report, that showed a sharp drop in the unemployment rate. we're going to have our own debate today, between democratic governor mark o'malley of maryland and republican senator kelly ayotte of new hampshire, welcome to fox news sunday. >> good to be with you, chris. >> chris: let's start with the jobs numbers that came out friday, the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8%, the lowest since president obama took office and the government said 114,000 jobs were added but in a household survey, 873,000 more americans reported having jobs. senator ayotte, isn't the economy getting better? well, i think, what is disappointing about the report is the down tick we saw in unemployment is because of part-time work, for economic reasons, so people who want full-time jobs, taking lower pay, you can't support a family on part-time work. and of course we still have the sad fact that we have the lowest labor participatings rate since 198
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
coincidence... >> mitt romney... >> we began with news the u.s. unemployment rate dropped to lowest level in nearly four years. >> president barack obama: this morning, we found out that the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> if the same share of people were participating in the workforce, today, as on the day the president got elected, our unemployment rate would be around 11%. >> president barack obama: today's news certainly is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy. to score a few political points. >> find to have someone elected president who has a plan and will create 12 million jobs and rising incomes. >> that is a serious statement... [cheers and applause]. >> chris: and there will be a lot more fireworks, in these final 30 days, of the campaign. now, a program note: be sure to tune into this fox station an fox news channel for full coverage of this week's vice presidential debate. that is thursday night, at 9:00 p.m and that's it for today. have a great week. and we'll see you next foz sunday. ♪ fox news sunday. ♪ bla
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm EDT
? according to mitt romney's own plan. there's a 20% rate reduction from the bush tax cuts, we're going to end the estate tax. we're going to cut the corporate tax rate from 35% to 25%. you cannot sit here, mr. speaker or anybody can sit here and say that doesn't require a reduction in the amount of revenue by $4.8 trillion. >> i'll say it i'll say it. >> moderates, levels, everybody says here's the problem, you guys won't give them any credit for closing loopholes. he won't name the loopholes, you're attacking him for not giving you the target and you tack him when you get the target. >> and it's like admitting that the substance doesn't match up. >> if there's substance, why do, you keep bringing up substance. let me hear some obama substance. your substance is always to attack romney. >> if he had a couple of sharp ideas and looked like he liked the job, he would have had a much better debate. >> mitt romney said my health care plan will do the same thing. >> it doesn't seem to me that it's as binary as this, mr. speaker. think there's an issue of whether something has to give.
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
mitt romney can no longer go, well, the unemployment rate is above 8%. >> absolutely it was a help. and it was a solid vote for president obama on friday, the day just after this disastrous debate. let me tell you, don, i'm a republican, but when it comes to unemployment numbers, i'm an american first. i root for the home team. i'm not on the red team or the blue team. i want our economy to strengthen. i want us to recover as a country. and i think the smartest thing any political person can do, any pundit can do is celebrate america doing better. >> i think you're absolutely right. so why are many republicans saying the numbers were cut, when there's no interaction when the white house and the office that decides these numbers, that is spinning and whining as well. >> because we are 30 days from an election. and everything is political. what they need is political, what they wear is political, what they say is political, but at the end of the day after november 6 we are all in this together. >> i think they are wiping -- >> can i give you one point? >> go ahead. >> we have had 27
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 8:00am PDT
according to mitt romney's own plan there's a 20% rate reduction from the bush tax cuts. we'll end the estate tax. we're going to cut the corporate tax rate from 35% to 25%. you cannot sit here, mr. speaker, or anybody can't sit here and say, that doesn't require a reduction in the amount of revenue by 4.8 trillion. this is math. >> i'll say it right now. >> moderates, liberals, everybody says here is the problem. you guys won't give him any credit for closing loopholes because like you guys he won't name the loopholes. why? you'll attack him for doing it. >> this is important. >> if there is substance -- you keep bringing up substance. let me hear some obama substance. your substance is to attack romney. that's the whole campaign. where was the president's vision? if he had a couple of sharp ideas, he would have had a better debate. >> the president talked about his health care plan, and mitt romney said my health care plan will do the same thing. >> i do think there's an issue here of whether something has to give. again, you can talk about fact checkers. simpson and bowles, i spoke
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the romney plan. saying you're right there is $5 trillion lowering the tax rates but he talks about cutting loopholes. but that is part of the plan. >> but he won't say, chris, which loopholes and which deductions. senator, i doubt seriously you would be if favor of doing away or cutting the home mortgage deduction for middle class americans. governor romney has not said what the plan is for paying for the $5 trillion in tax cuts just like he won't talk about what his tax returns have been or -- >> with all due reis spect, governor, first of all, governor romney made is clear in the debate and he was actually able to speak directly to the american people that he is not going to lower the burdening on up youer income individuals. we know that upper income individuals rely more heavily on deductions and he will give the relief on the middle class and it will be deficit neutral. one of the best lines of the debate was i have five sons and you can tell the story i'm used to hearing the story five times and having me believing it to be true but we know it is not true what they are saying
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm EDT
presidential race this week. the romney campaign was reenergized by the governor's strong performance in the first debate. but president obama got a big boost with a new jobs report that showed a sharp drop in the unemployment rate. we are going to have our own debate today between democratic governor martin o'malley of maryland and republican senator kelly ayotte of new hampshire. welcome to "fox news sunday." >> thanks for having us. >> great to be with you, chris. >> chris: start with the jobs numbers that came out friday. unemployment rate dropped to the lowest since president obama took office. the government said 114,000 jobs answered. in a us whohold survey, 873,000 more americans reported having jobs. senator ayotte, isn't the economy getting better? >> i think what is disappointing about the report is that the downtick we saw in unemployment is because of part-time work for economic reasons so people who want full-time jobs taking lower pay. you can't support a family on part-time work. and, of course, we still have the sad fact we have the leaflet labor participation rate si
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
from the romney campaign that that unemployment rate had been above 8% for better part of the administration, they he can't say that anymore, it's a volatile number. only one more unemployment number to come out. released friday, november 2nd, four days before the election, a lot of people are going to be watching for that one, harris. >> and then going to the poles, doug. good to see you, thank you very much. let's push in deeper. while the national unemployment rate fell to 7.8%, the economy added only 114,000 jobs, and that's still very far short of where hiring should be for a healthy economy. and we find the numbers are far more bleak for some particular groups. molly henneberg, takes a look at this part of the story from washington. >> three of president obama's most loyal voting blocks in the 2008 election are struggling in the current economy. remember, september's national unemployment rate is 7.8%, and breaking that down by demographics, african-americans, 13.4% unemployed. that's up from 11.3% this time four years ago. hispanics, 9.9% unemployed. up from 8% in septe
FOX
Oct 6, 2012 11:45pm EDT
unemployment rate in september. >> and on friday, we learned the unemployment rate is at the lowest level since i took office. more americans are entering the workforce, more americans are getting jobs. >> reporter: president obama in cleveland trapped governor romney's tax plan. >> mr. romney wants another $5 trillion in tax cuts that he can't pay for. we're not going let that happen. >> no. >> reporter: the president has no public events today and is off celebrating 20 years of marriage with the first lady. the campaign announced a huge fund raising hall for september totaling $181 million. republicans have yet to report their september totals. >> we're in it to win it. >> yeah! >> reporter: ann romney dropped in on campaign volunteers in orlando this afternoon. >> and we got to win. we have to win. >> we are going win florida. i will predict that. >> thank you. >> a recent gallop poll shows a stagger -- staggering amount of younger voters might be sitting the election out. fifty% of the registered voters in the age group will vote next month. that number falls far below the tional aver
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
his dismal debate appearance. >> this morning we found out that the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> mitt romney countered that 7.8% is nothing to celebrate. >> the reason it's come down is primarily due to the fact that more and more people have just stopped looking for work. >> some conservatives continue to suggest that the president's labor department cooked the jobs report for his political gain, but most experts have roundly slapped down that possibility. numbers and politics with economist mark zandi and douglas holtz-akin and jackie of the "new york times" and cnn's chief white house correspondent jessica yellin, next. a speed bump! [ wife ] a beached whale! lawn clippings! a mattress. a sausage link. mermaid. honey!? driftwood. come on, you gotta help us out here a little. [ male announcer ] febreze eliminates odors and leaves carpets fresh. ♪ [ male announcer ] febreze. eliminates odors and leaves carpets fresh. ♪ but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our enviro
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
his dismal debate appearance. >> this morning we found out that the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. [ applause ] >> mitt romney countered that 7.8% is nothing to celebrate. >> the reason it's come down is primarily due to the fact that more and more people have just stopped looking for work. >> some conservatives continue to suggest that the president's labor department cooked the jobs report for his political gain, but most experts have roundly slapped down that possibility. numbers and politics with economist mark zandi and douglas holtz-akin and jackie of the "new york times" and cnn's chief white house correspondent jessica yellin, next. plus prese. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast-acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. thanks. [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ ma
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
rate. >> so it's too high? >> i want to play something that romney said saturday and get, first of all, your economic take and then the political take. >> it's the number of people. it's the percentage of the american population in the work force were the same today as when he was elected, our unemployment rate would be above 11%. this is inexcusable that a nation that's so prosperous as ours. >> this is the work force has shrunk argument. >> and the numbers are real. labor force participation, the fraction of people actually trying to find a job or have a job is at levels we haven't seen since 1981, and so the question becomes how many of those have left the labor force for good pursuits like retirement or to go to school, and how many are just so discouraged they've given up, and if it's really the latter, then we have a lot of ground to cover. >> we know demographics are playing a key role here. we're all getting older. baby boomers are approaching retirement, and they're retiring, so the participation rate that's fallen 2.5 percentage points in the past four or five years, 1.5
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm EDT
momentum following the presidential debat debates, president obama stumping in california, mitt romney also on the road after what many saw as a lackluster debate last week for the president in particular. he's hoping the new lower unemployment rate will give him a boost. the president is attending a fund-raiser in los angeles, and then he heads on to ohio. mitt romney in the meantime is spending the weekend in florida where yesterday he spent much of the day preparing for the next debate. it's a must-win state if he wants to capture the white house. >>> and, of course, you don't want to forget that the vice presidential debate is this thursday. joe biden and paul ryan squaring off. our cnn coverage begins at 7:00 eastern time. >>> all right. some news for your car out there. honda is recalling 268,000 crvs, its popular suv, model years 2002 to 2006. they say there's a faulty window stwich in the driver's side door, and if it gets wet it can start fire. no crashes or injuries have been reported but honda knows a four-switch fires. >>> space travel will be a business with a launch tonig
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 1:00am EDT
people. when it comes to our tax code, governor romney and i both agree that our corporate tax rate is too high. so i want to lower it, particularly for manufacturing, taking it down to 25%. but i also want to close those loopholes that are giving incentives for companies that are shipping jobs overseas, i want to provide tax breaks for companies that are investing here in the united states, on energy, governor romney and i both agree, we have to boost american energy production. and oil and natural gas production are higher than they have been in years. but i also believe that we have to look at the energy source of the future, like wind, solar and bio-fuels and make those investments. so all of this is possible. now, in order foritous do it, we to have to close our deficit. one of the think thises i am sure we will be discussing is how do we deal with our tax code and make sure we are reducing spending in a responsible way and have the revenue to make the investments. this is where there is a difference because governor romney's central economic plan calls for a $5 trillion tax cut,
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
middle class to get to that 20% rate cut and $5 trillion that are skewed toward the wealthy. an average middle class family would see an average of $2,000 increase. there is no running away from that. a different mitt romney was breathtakingly dishonest on that stage. >> shannon: congresswoman, is it fair to say that there are going to be $5 trillion in cuts, even if you want to concede the point, even though sevny cutter stipulates that that is not true that, it would be a $5 trillion cut. it's only part of the story because, of course, there will be other revenue suggestions and way to make up the revenue. how do you respond? >> well, we have no idea. look, shannon, i said as a member of the budget commit. i am a former member of the appropriations committee. chairman priebeus, i am until congress every day. i certainly do know how budgets are put together. i know that the president proposed a budget that is completely transparent and shows us how you would get to a balanced approach to deficit reduction and making sure we can continue to move our economy forward, as he has fo
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. we not a question for mr. murphy. >> this question is about the income tax rate. do you support raising the top income tax rate as proposed by president obama or reducing the top rate proposed by mitt romney? >> let me first respond to -- >> you will have time at the end. the question is about income tax rates for the highest incomes. >> i have a 97% of voting attendance rate in congress and i would be glad to talk about this issue going forward. let's talk about this issue. it is incredibly important. frankly, this is what people want to hear about it set of personal attacks. they want to hear about what we're going to do and what the differences between the two of us. my focus is on middle-class tax cuts. we should reauthorize the bush tax cuts for 98% of americans and expand them for families that need help paying for education or child care. i do not think we should extend the bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 1% of americans. do you know why i don't think that? we tried it. we tried massive tax cuts for the wealthy during the bush administration and it didn't work. there is
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
what's coming up on "meet the press." >> coming up, just one month now until election day. romney delivers the week after the first debate and new unemployment rates. has the race taken a new turn? we will cover it all with a special panel including president's senior campaign adviser robert gibbs and newt gingrich and what you haven't heard from arnold schwarzenegger this week. i'll go one-on-one to talk politics and personal failings. >> now, your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist tony pann. >> welcome back, good morning, everyone. the weather. in a couple of days ago it was close to 80 degrees. today we are stuck in the 50's. we have rain to contend with as we start this sunday morning. 51 degrees at the airport and looks like we will stay in that neighborhood through the afternoon. we might add a couple of degrees but 15 degrees below average for this time of year. the setup in the upper levels of the atmosphere, the jet stream digging south to the carolinas. we have these little disturbances running through the jet stream that will produce a couple of chances
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 8:30am PDT
reduction, and one is marginal rates. if it comes in conflict, the rates might not go down as much. i think john made an interesting point about what romney did. in emphasis during the debate, he talked about on tax cuts there are going to be tax cuts to the middle class. when medicare is fixed under his plan. he didn't talk about premium support or vouchers which some conservatives would have liked. he talked about the fact that the middle class will be okay but maybe upper income people will have to take some pain on the medicare fix on what he is proposing. he kept the focus on the middle class. andio biden has to say, if we're going to have a debate on the middle class, here is what romney and ryan are proposing that the hurt will middle class. >> schieffer: do you think mitt romney changed minds? >> i think so. i think he punctured a stereotype in front of 70-some million people. i think it's important. i think as i heard said, he stopped losing this election. he didn't win the election. there's still a lot to do. >> he opened people's minds. there's a month to go. people are pay
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
noted in a tweet that romney raised $12 million in the 48 hours after the debate. both candidates are still talking about the latest unemployment numbers. the jobless rate is now below 8%. the president was thrilled with the news while the republican nominee was skeptical. >> more americans are entering the work forceful more americans are getting jobs. >> the number of people in america, the participation of our adults in the work force were the same as at the time he got elected. why our unemployment rate would be 11%. >>> president obama is set to return to the bay area monday night. he will be fundraising at a concert in san francisco at the bill graham auditorium along with some high priced private fund-raisers. >>> with the first presidential debate behind us, it is time for our factor fiction segment. mitt romney said during the debate that president obama promised he would cut the deficit in half. and romney went on to say, unfortunately, he doubled it. first things first. the president did pledge shortly after he took office that he would cut the deficit in half by the end of
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
deficit situation. governor romney made it clear that he's going to have rate cuts but not tax cuts. he's talking about revenue neutral reduction in rates. that's a $5 trillion change just in one debate. and on the other side, president obama, this was a dog that didn't bark, in effect, because usually democrats talk about medicare and social security in a way that indicates they would never do anything about it. president obama, to his credit, did not do that. so i took some encouraging spin from those things during the debate. >> if you're encouraged, then we're encouraged. >> something that congress can build on. that may give people in the congress working together a little more ammunition. >> very good. thank you, senator. good to see you, as always, senator sam nunn. former senator from the state of florida. john king and christine romans. >>> can political leaders actually create jobs or are voters around the world being lied to with false expectations? q and a next with richard quest. >>> the fiscal cliff we are racing toward is the latest frightening example of the incompet
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